CINCINNATI, April 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association, has been named to the Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity 2022. This is the Bank’s third year being recognized with the honor presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.
In honor of Earth Day on April 22, Fifth Third provided an update on its five operational environmental sustainability goals. The Bank continues to work to reduce its impacts on the environment and achieve its goals. To date, Fifth Third exceeded four of the five goals, and will continue to set more aggressive targets.
Fifth Third Finance Academy improves the financial lives of students and future entrepreneurs. Since 2017, Fifth Third has brought financial education to students throughout our footprint, especially to kids who live in underserved communities. The impact runs deep—to the tune of 1.4 million hours of learning!
Fifth Third Finance Academy is a part of the Bank’s LIFE (Lives Improved through Financial Empowerment) program that brings financial education to people at every age and stage of life to empower their futures.
Fifth Third Finance Academy, powered by EverFi, has educated 603,000 students through its foundational financial education and entrepreneurship classes for high school students. Fifth Third Finance Academy’s digital courses are designed to empower students with the skills to make financial decisions that lead to successful lives. Finance Academy is one of the Fifth Third Bank LIFE (Lives Improved through Financial Empowerment®) programs offered at no charge to people at every age and stage of life.
Extra Time has helped customers avoid more than $22 million in fees
CINCINNATI, April 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, announced that effective June 23 it will eliminate non-sufficient fund (NSF) fees for all consumer accounts. Fifth Third’s elimination of all NSF fees is the Bank’s most recent step to reduce punitive fees and focus on the best outcomes for customers.
As Women’s History Month comes to an end, Fifth Third Bank, N.A., the Harriet Beecher Stowe House and Cincinnati Parks are working together to dedicate and celebrate three new historic markers on the National Votes for Women Trail. The markers will be placed near Fifth Third’s headquarters, on Fountain Square, at the top of the Elsinore Steps near the Cincinnati Art Museum and in Walnut Hills in front of the Giminetti Baking Co. building, one block south of the Harriet Beecher Stowe House, which are all prominent locations in Cincinnati, OH.
In 2021, I was named Responsible CEO of the Year for Community Impact by 3BL Media. I note this not because it honors me personally, but because it acknowledges, in a very public way, the work that Fifth Third’s employees have done to improve the lives of all our stakeholders. We all depend upon a healthy environment to live our best lives, and that’s why we’ve made accelerating the transition to a sustainable future a key priority of our Company. We are committed to doing well by doing good.
Recognition honors companies demonstrating leadership, commitment to business integrity through ethics, compliance, governance practices
CINCINNATI, March 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association (Nasdaq: FITB) today was recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standard of ethical business practices, as one of the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Today’s announcement marks the third time Fifth Third has been recognized by Ethisphere in the “banks” category. In 2022, 136 honorees were recognized, spanning 22 countries and 45 industries.
CINCINNATI, March 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third published its second TCFD Report on February 28, 2022. The 2021 TCFD Report demonstrates the Company’s progress in implementing the TCFD’s recommendations and summarizes the Bank’s advancement in climate-related disclosures since its inaugural report in late 2019.
Business expected to educate and assist food entrepreneurs, provide fresh food options to Dayton-area residents
CINCINNATI, March 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The Fifth Third Foundation today announced its lead investment in 6888 (pronounced “six-triple-eight”) Kitchen Incubator, a business hub dedicated to providing resources to entrepreneurs developing food businesses. Fifth Third Foundation’s gift of $1 million to the Incubator will provide necessary dollars to help build its commercial space that will assist and serve the Dayton area.